Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: stodgy

Definition: dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book


Don't forget to visit the world's best grammar check website (it's FREE)

More Vocab Words

::: institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
::: whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
::: inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
::: chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
::: retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
::: shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
::: factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
::: labyrinth - maze